European Union

Moving out as Brexit looms

As Britain's 29 March departure from the European Union (EU) looms, several major groups have announced they are downsizing their operations or completely shipping out.

20 February 2019

Europe, please wake up

Europe is sleepwalking into oblivion, and the people of Europe need to wake up before it is too late. If they don’t, the European Union (EU) will go the way of the Soviet Union in 1991.

17 February 2019

Cambodia PM blasts EU interference

Cambodian premier Hun Sen warned against interference in the country's affairs on Tuesday, his first comments since the European Union (EU) launched steps to cancel trade benefits that would hammer the local garment industry.

13 February 2019

EU could win big in trade war

Neither protagonist in the US-China trade war stands to benefit from their stand-off, the United Nations (UN) said Monday, suggesting others could cash in instead, with the European Union (EU) possibly winning big.

6 February 2019

UK parliament rejects Brexit deal

Britain's parliament on Tuesday resoundingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, triggering a no-confidence vote in her government and plunging its plans to leave the European Union (EU) into further chaos.

16 January 2019

Hun Sen takes on the EU

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s battle with the European Union (EU) intensified this week after he threatened to act out against the country’s opposition should the EU follow through with its proposed withdrawal of trade benefits.

15 January 2019

Crazy rich ASEAN should take charge

A major achievement of the European Union (EU) has been the freedom that it has provided for its citizens to travel across borders and live and work together.

13 December 2018

Cambodia’s ambitious tourism plans

Last week, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen claimed that the number of tourists visiting Cambodia had increased substantially over the years and now the country is expecting 12 million tourists by 2025.

7 December 2018

Cambodia to ease grip on opposition and media

Cambodia said Monday that banned opposition members may be allowed back into political life and shuttered media outlets could reopen as the European Union (EU) considers pulling a trade deal the country is loath to lose.

4 December 2018

From Brexit to eternity

British members of Parliament will soon have to make one of the most difficult political decisions of their lives.

1 December 2018